Amid stay-at-home orders and a pandemic, student use of UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services has more than halved.
The number of students using CAPS services for the first time in at least six months has dropped 65% to 70% between finals week of winter quarter and the start of week four, said Nicole Green, executive director of CAPS.
This post was updated May 5 at 10:55 a.m.
As a student with six siblings, Katelyn Ngo doesn’t just look after herself anymore.
Ngo, a fourth-year biology student, balances her academic work alongside cleaning, cooking and generally sharing the caretaking role with her parents.
It’s not quite a dating app, but it’s not just a menu service either – UCLA, meet Bruin Bite.
The concept behind Bruin Bite is simple: students on the Hill can pick a day, dining hall and time to eat a meal, and the app will match them with another student with the same selections.
This post was updated Nov. 3 at 1:15 p.m.
Last year, if you happened to ask him, a bleached-blond political science student could tell you how to get to the rooftop of most buildings at UCLA.
A BruinAlert warned students that the air quality is unhealthy for sensitive individuals due to smoke from the Saddleridge fire Saturday morning.
As of Saturday afternoon, the fire is 19% contained and covers 7,552 acres, according to a Los Angeles Fire Department alert.
This post was updated Oct. 3 at 12:27 a.m.
Kelly Lytle Hernández, a UCLA professor of history and African American studies, was announced in September as one of 26 winners of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.
UCLA student groups will be offering physical and mental health education and consultations at a health fair for refugees in the area.
The fair, hosted by the University Muslim Medical Association Volunteer Project, the Students Organize for Syria at UCLA and the Tiyya Foundation, will be held Saturday in South Los Angeles.
Alejandra Cervantes is teaching fellow undergraduate students how to improve STEM teaching in higher education through her own credit-bearing class.
Cervantes, a fourth-year mathematics and computer science student, created a seminar called “Lifelong Kindergarten: Reimagining STEM Higher Education Pedagogy” through the Undergraduate Student Initiated Education program.
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